Forebay Frenzy

  The forebay was empty today except for me and Tubin’ Louie.  I finally met Tim Anderson a couple weeks ago fishing with Luke Sing and it was a meeting long overdue.  Ive seen him on the lake for years and he fishes the forebay almost weekly.    After exchanging phone numbers with him,  we…

The Pole Dancer Cannon…

For years I thought that I could improve my golf score by buying expensive drivers  I felt that feeling of anticipation as I unboxed my newest Fly Rod acquisition – The Echo Boost Beach 8wgt.    The Boost Beach is a 12ft 2inch overhead casting two handed rod developed by Tim Rajeff for overhead casting…

The Mavic Pro Drone

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner…. Hall of Loosers…. Last week I received one of the rare Mavic Pro Drones forom my preorder made hours after its announcement.   I ordered directly from DJI.    The Mavic Drone is the newest generation of 4k video drones made by DJI.  It has all the capabilities of the Phantom…

No Hitter – Cubs Win, Cubs Win

The Cubs Finally made it to the World Series and Monkeys have not flown out of my Butt. The good old Cubs are not losers anymore and they dont SUCK!  After moving back to the land of the Giants  over 30 years ago, I still remember those winless bleacher seat games in lightless Wrigley back…

Baily Creek Lodge 2016

It been a busy year without much trout fishing so last weekend Gina and I decided to spend the weekend at Baily Creek Lodge with a couple friends.  My partner to Bolivia next month–Steve Sakamaki– and his wife Henrie, plus our very best friends Kevin and Mary Lee Jones.  Kevin has been after me to…

The Forebay – August 24, 2015

I haven’t fished the Forebay for a long time.  While I was in Alberta,  I started to think that trout pull harder than stripers.  I don’t know what came over me.  Today, the stripers had something to prove.  They were in prime shape and fought as good as I can remember.   They treated my eight…

Mothers Day on the Forebay

It was a wise decision to take the moms out for dinner the Saturday night before Mothers Day.  We had a nice dinner with the whole family at Kyoto Palace–the local “Benihana ” style restaurant where the chefs cook at the table and show off there knife and skillet skills.  My mom loves that place…

Henderson Springs Lodge

The first time I ever heard of Henderson Springs Lodge was from my old friend Dr. Ben Kliger RIP over 25 years ago.   He spoke about a great place to visit that had a bunch of different fly fishing opportunities–a combination of lakes, ponds and streams with a great comfortable lodge.  Recently, Jim Cramer…